The Stars My Destination
Gully Foyle, Mechanic's Mate 3rd Class, is the only survivor on his drifting, wrecked spaceship. When another space vessel, the Vorga, ignores his distress flares and sails by, Foyle becomes a man obsessed with revenge. He endures 170 days alone in deep space before finding refuge on the Sargasso Asteroid and then returning to Earth to track down the crew and owners of the Vorga. But, as he works out his murderous grudge, Foyle also uncovers a secret of momentous proportions.
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Dagenham inquired . " What do you want , Dagenham ? " " There ' s been a
change , " Dagenham said dryly . “ Last time we talked your dialogue consisted
entirely of ' Go to hell . ' " " Go to hell , Dagenham , if it ' ll make you feel any better
No formula ? " “ No . Only Will and Idea are necessary . " The glazed eyes closed
. " God in heaven ! " Dagenham mopped his brow . " Will this give the Outer
Satellites pause , Yeovil ? " “ It ' ll give us all pause . " “ It ' s the road to hell , "
Stop treating them like children and they ' ll stop behaving like children . Who the
hell are you to play monitor ? " " What are you talking about ? " “ Stop treating
them like children . Explain the loaded gun to them . Bring it all out into the open .
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Get used to the language and keep reading. Lovely book that is the reason I read science fiction. Take it home and lose yourself in this new world. Read it and love it. Everything by Bester is fantastic.
Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
This book was published in 1956 – a time when traveling to the moon would still be science fiction for quite a few years. Many of its ideas were astonishing then and its plot of blind revenge ... Read full review